Level: Advanced
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: -
Total: 1 riders

Mountain Biking Dan's Trail #550

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#309 of 405 mountain bike trails in Arizona
#18,072 in the world

From FR 109, Dan's Trail follows a ridge south for two miles with a descent of 400 feet elevation. It meets with FR 512 at an arroyo bottom then turns north to climb along another ridge. After 1 mile, it turns to the east and descends to another arroyo. It then follows north up a third ridge to return to FR 109 at point 1 ½ miles east of the start. Returning on FR 109 can make a loop.

This trail is an old logging road that connects with other roads. Pay attention to trail markers. Visitors can hike or ride directly from Valentine Ridge Campground following FR 18 and Valentine Trail 551. FR 188 and FR 109 each receive some motor vehicle travel, especially on weekends; caution is required when hiking or riding on these roads. Trail is in a previously burned area. Trail may be hazardous due to downed trees and thick brush and sometimes impassable. Difficulty level: most difficult. source: fs.usda.gov

First added by Jeff Barber on Nov 20, 2014. Last updated Apr 27, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
East end: Take Forest Road (FR) 109 1½ miles east of west terminusWest end: Take Forest Road (FR) 109 2 ¼ miles southwest of Valentine Ridge Campground and ½ mile east of FR 512 (Young Highway).
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